Admiral House

Featuring the history of the area's maritime history, the Admiral House welcomes any visitor interested in naval, British, colonial, or just general history. Visitors will gain an insight as to the importance of the dockyard for Antigua as well as how similar dockyards shaped the Caribbean as a whole.

What to Expect

As visitors explore the museum, they will come across artifacts that all have a story to tell, including some personal possessions of Admiral Horatio Nelson, one of the most influential Naval officers in British history, and namesake of the Dockyard.

The museum is actually the historic house of Admiral Nelson, and the exhibits will tkae you throughout the two floors.

Staying Close

Admiral House is located in English Harbour, ensuring those visiting this region of Antigua will be pleased to have convenient access to the museum throughout their trip. With just a few hotels around the neighborhood surrounding Admiral House, a small amount of foot traffic should be bargained on.

Hotels near Admiral House
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Admiral's Inn Hotel 0.0 mi. (0.1 km) W
The Copper & Lumber Store Hotel Hotel 0.1 mi. (0.1 km) S
The Ocean Inn Hotel 0.3 mi. (0.5 km) N
Antigua Yacht Club Marina Resort Resort 0.5 mi. (1.3 km) N
The Catamaran Hotel Hotel 1.3 mi. (0.2 km) NW

Location and What's Nearby

And, one of the most exciting possibilities while spending some time exploring the area could be enjoying a dish at a restaurant within traveling distance of this museum. The most frequented nearby restaurant is Hamilton's Wine Bar and Bistro, an ideal locale to enjoy a meal at on your way to spending time at this museum. Also within reach, you will have eateries including SUN RA and Mainbrace Pub where you and your companions should be sure to try a bit of British dishes and enjoy the Antigua scene.


Operating Hours

While it cannot hurt to call ahead, the museum is generally open throughout the entire day.


For price of admission, call Admiral House beforehand to find out how much, or if they charge.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (268) 481-5021

Location: Nelson's Dockyard, English Harbour, Antigua



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